Jeff Gogue's Impressive Work

Tattoo // Thursday, June 28, 2012
Jeff Gogue is a tattoo artist and painter born in 1973, he’s working in Grants Hill, Colorado. He puts his stunning tattooing skills  to work on large-scale masterpieces inspired by traditional japanese tattoo art and art nouveau’s classic imagery. His work is made of thick lines and realistic shadowing, balanced by his stunning use of colors.

Elayne Angel's Mermaid Scales

Tattoo // Thursday, June 28, 2012
'My most major work was done by Juli Moon in Seabrook, New Hampshire in 1992. I went to Juli's Bed and Breakfast tattoo studio and stayed there for a total of 11 days. I did three days of piercings in between the 8 tattoo sessions it took to complete the work. The colorful mermaid scales, fins and gills that completely cover (and transform) me from waist to toes took a total of 59 hours over those 8 sessions...' Elayne Angel

The Tattoo work of Tony Hundahl

Tattoo // Thursday, June 28, 2012
As owner of Rock of Ages Tattoo Shop in Austin, Texas- Tony Hundahl is a man of talent. His tattoo work is epic, strong and clean and you'd be fortunate to get some ink from him if your path ever crosses his.

Buena Vista Tattoo Club

Tattoo // Thursday, June 28, 2012
Buena Vista Tattoo Club is a german studio based in Würzburg. Tattoo artists Volko Merschky and Simone Pfaff developed a style that is a mix between grunge graphic elements, realistic portraits and typography. Halftones, color overlay, brush strokes, stains and vintage fonts are all elements surrounding their stunning realistic skulls and portrait work.

Preview: Shawn Barber Book Release and Exhibition @ Joshua Liner, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 28, 2012
Tonight, June 28, in NYC, Shawn Barber is opening a new exhibition, Memoir: The Tattooed Portraits Series, at Joshua Liner Gallery, part of his ongoing series of tattooed portraits of both the culture and its most revered talents, including portraits of Don Ed Hardy, Kim Saigh, Stanley Moskowitz, Grime, Henry Lewis, and Adrian Lee. In conjunction with the opening, Barber is also releasing a book of the same name, the third volume of Barber documenting tattoo culture.

History: Blood and Tattoos

Tattoo // Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Host Craig Reynolds travels around the world to document traditional methods and styles of tattooing, and has himself tattooed in traditional ways by several artists. Straight from the History Channel and into your brain. Learn up.

Grime Tattoos

Tattoo // Wednesday, June 27, 2012
'This friend of mine was already tattooing for a few years, he was self-taught, Chris Rupp. He was tattooing and I had already been wanting to tattoo for some time, then the time arrived and I knew I just had to fucking do it. And he agreed to help me. He helped me out a lot and basically started me off and taught me how to tattoo.' Grime on how he got into tattooing....

Matt Jordan's Roses

Tattoo // Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Matt Jordan is working from Blue Lotus Tattoo studio in the north shore of Auckland New Zealand. Matt’s main focus is portrait, realistic and realism tattooing.He has been tattooing for the past 6 years in Christchurch at InkGrave Tattoo and Vision Tattoo Nelson and his depictions of roses are incredible.

Thomas Hooper's Black Skull

Tattoo // Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Thomas Hooper works out of Saved Tattoo in Brooklyn NY. He was born in Hastings East Sussex, and studied Drawing at The London Institute of Art & Design, subsequently moving from London to New York City to pursue his goals in Tattooing and Art. His black line work on hands, heads and feet is absolutely phenomenal.

Large Scale Portrait Back Piece

Tattoo // Tuesday, June 26, 2012
An amazing greyscale rendered portrait back-piece from Victor Portugal. At the time this video was made, it had already taken 15 hours of work to complete, over the course of  3 days... and was still in progress. A gorgeously done masterful achievement...

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